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  • New Climate Economy report

    Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey said: “The New Climate Economy report: ‘Better Growth, Better Climate’ shows that across key sectors of the world economy there is opportunity for low-carbon growth to drive investment, providing jobs as well as better health, business ...

  • Climate change impact report

    The US Department of the Interior has released a report that assesses climate change risks and how these risks could impact water operations, hydropower, flood control and fish and wildlife in the western US. The report to Congress represents the first consistent and coordinated assessment of risks to future water supplies across eight major reclamation river basins. “Water is the ...

  • Cement develops an appetite for C02

    Three new studies illuminate the sheer complexity of the aspect of climate science known as the carbon cycle − how carbon dioxide gets into the atmosphere and out again. Sometimes, human agency is at work, but nature takes care of it anyway – as one of the studies reveals in the case of cement, the world’s most widely-used building material. Zhu Liu, postdoctoral scholar at ...


    By Climate News Network

  • USGS Groundwater Model: New Tool for Communities in Northern and Central Arizona

    A new groundwater model of the interconnected aquifers in central and northern Arizona was released today by the U.S. Geological Survey, following a multi-year development effort that involved the Arizona Department of Water Resources and regional cooperators.  The computer model, known as the “Northern Arizona Regional Groundwater-Flow Model,” simulates how recharge from ...

  • The New Climate Economy - Commission to Report on Climate Impacts

    As evidence mounts of human-induced climate change, a new global commission has been launched that will analyze the economic costs and benefits of acting on climate change. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate comprises leaders from government, finance and business from 14 countries, chaired by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • First Climate LLC is founding reporter of the Climate Registry

    First Climate LLC has become a Founding Reporter of The Climate Registry by being among the first to join the organization. The Climate Registry is a non-profit organization established to measure and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in a common, accurate and transparent manner consistent across industry sectors and borders. Thirty-nine U.S. states, eight Canadian provinces, six ...


    By First Climate AG

  • Metrology for Climate workshop report published

    The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has published an extensive report 'Metrology for Climate - Metrology priorities for the earth observation and climate community' containing the recommendations from international research organisations on the role of metrology in supporting climate research. The report follows  ...

  • The challenge of reporting on climate change and health

    Reporting on how climate change affects health is a real challenge — screen your sources and find reliable experts, says Asefaw Getachew. When journalists communicate how climate change might affect the spread of insect-borne disease, they play an ambitious, yet pivotal, mediator's role. They must, in partnership with scientists, translate research results into plain English and present ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • A new stern report on climate change

    "The world faces an unprecedented challenge which requires urgent global action to sustain growth and guard against the risks of catastrophic climate change." Those are the opening words to a new report entitled Key Elements of a Global Deal on Climate Change by Sir Nicholas Stern, author of the landmark 2006 UK report on the economic costs of climate change action. Stern notes that ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Climate Bonds – State of the Market Report

    The Climate Bonds Initiative today launched its 2014 market sizing report “Bonds and Climate Change: the state of the market in 2014”. The report was commissioned by the HSBC Climate Change Centre of Excellence. The report finds that: The total universe of bonds linked to key climate changes solutions stands at US$502.6bn, compared to last year’s estimate of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Report – adapting farming to climate change

    Bringing together the latest science from research groups around Australia, the report includes chapters on each of Australia’s major agricultural sectors, with a focus on steps that can be taken to adjust to the ongoing changes in our climate. Speaking to the Farm Writers Association of NSW in Sydney today, co-editor of the report, CSIRO scientist Dr Mark Howden, said it was time for agriculture ...

  • IPCC Report: `No one will be untouched by climate change`

    The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has released the second part of its latest report on climate change. The “Working Group 2, Fifth Assessment Report” covers the likely impacts of climate change and our capacity to adapt to future climate risks. From the last major review of almost six years ago, it provides a ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Solar is key to combatting climate change - report

    The global solar industry, as part of the industry's efforts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP16) in Cancun, today released its 2010 edition of "Seizing the Solar Solution: Combating Climate Change through accelerated deployment." This solar coalition, comprised of more than 40 leading international solar ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Report: Climate change already affecting US

    When it came time to deliver a new federal report detailing what global warming is doing to America and the dire forecast for the future, President Barack Obama turned to the pros who regularly deliver the bad news about wild weather: TV meteorologists. "We want to emphasize to the public, this is not some distant problem of the future. This is a problem that is affecting Americans right now," ...


    By Associated Press

  • Reports point to growing risks from climate change

    As the UN climate change talks continue in Doha, Qatar, several reports over the past month have highlighted a sombre picture of the Earth's changing climate, raising alarm bells in particular for the world's poorest regions. A report from the World Bank launched last month (18 November) warns that the planet "is on track for a four degrees Celsius warmer world" by 2100, marked by extreme heat ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New climate change assessment report published

    The results of a major new scientific assessment of climate change were published today, highlighting the changes the world has already seen and the impacts it could face if global temperature changes are not limited. The assessment commissioned by Chris Huhne, the UK's Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, and lead by the UK's Met Office Hadley Centre studied 24 different countries, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Statement in response to IPCC report on climate change

    In response to the IPCC 5th Assessment Report, (Working Group 2) , Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Edward Davey said: “This report represents the most comprehensive look at the impacts of climate change ever written – involving a huge amount of work by over 310 scientific experts drawn from universities and research institutes in 73 different ...

  • EPA issues report on U.S. climate change indicators

    Heat waves, storms, sea levels, glaciers, and wildlife migrations are just a few of the environmental indicators that show measurable signs of climate change.  A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report, Climate Change Indicators in the United States, looks at 24 key indicators that show how climate change impacts the health and environment of the nation's citizens. 'These indicators ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • UN climate experts stress solidity of new report

    Seeking to dispel any doubts over the credibility of their work, U.N. climate experts called their latest report an unbiased and reliable assessment of global warming as they presented it Monday to officials from 110 governments for a final review. The landmark report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is expected to state with ...


    By Associated Press

  • Climate-forcing F-gases – new report published

    Fluorinated gases (F-gases) are emitted into the atmosphere in relatively small quantities, but their effect on climate change is increasingly significant. These substances are very powerful greenhouse gases, with a warming effect thousands of times greater than CO2 in many cases. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has published a new report ...

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